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Taking Airport Carbon Accreditation to a higher level

Despite the downturn in the aviation sector, the sector continues taking actions against the climate change. Since March this year 29 airports joined the program for the first time and a further 22 achieved new levels of accreditation. At the To70 offices around the globe,...

Airport Emergency Planning: The Challenge of Limited Resources

Emergency exercises at airports can be a daunting task of stakeholder engagement, logistics, and most importantly resource management. This is especially the case at regional airports where operations, particularly in a COVID-19 world, are at a minimum with key airport staff often forced to wear...

To70 invests in future of UK aviation

In early October I joined To70 to setup their UK office and build upon the long history of support already in the UK. In this blog I reflect on the first 6 weeks of the journey and in particular introduce how I now understand the...

Intersecting runways, from necessity to a prediction challenge.

Early aircraft took off from any sufficiently large field that allowed take-off into the wind. As aircraft became large and faster, runways were build in multiple directions. Nowadays, new airports only have parallel runways. We explore the development of runway configurations and their effect on...

The Future of Aviation

Since the early days of flight, when the first powered craft of fabric and wood wrestled its way free from the clutches of gravity, aviation as an industry has grown strong and capable. We have become a major player in the global economy. We have...

Female leadership: Ella Soltani

Today, the election of the Dutch “Topvrouw van het Jaar” (female executive of the year) election takes place in Amsterdam. At To70, we value female leadership, with three female managing directors: Wenjing Zhou (To70 China), Nikki Limtanakool (To70 Thailand) and Ella Soltani (To70 Belgium). We...

The challenging environment for airlines

Faced with a global crisis and a challenging domestic environment, Brazilian Airlines will need to think on their feet and adapt quickly to survive through the long road to recovery. Global Aviation market will be driven by flexibility and efficiency As the global aviation market rushes to...